Danny Newman

Danny Newman

Jan 24, 2018

Group 6 Copy 212
2
Please wait...

About This Project

Of an estimated 3.2 million species of fungi, only some 120,000 are known to science. Most of the undescribed species reside in the tropics. In 2014, myself and a fellow mycologist, Roo Vandegrift, collected some 350 samples of fungi from Reserva Los Cedros; one of the last unlogged watersheds on the western slope of the Andes. We are now looking to begin the microscopic and molecular analysis portions of our research, with the goal of publishing on our findings.

Blast off!

Browse Other Projects on Experiment

Related Projects

Can we use fungi to break down our plastic and rubber waste?

The massive and rapid accumulation of our plastic and rubber waste is a problem that we cannot afford...

Xenomorphs of the Arachnida: Whip scorpions and their acid defense.

Whip scorpions (vinegaroons) such as the North American species Mastigoproctus giganteus - an unusual arachnid...

Backer Badge Funded

A biology project funded by 88 people